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Not just another church

We stopped by chance to a have a look as the doors were open . It is a stunning church inside and... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Moe, Australia
St Killians Church

Beautiful, friendly people, nice mass. Church is one of the largest weatherboard churches in the... read more

Reviewed May 8, 2019
Wendy C
Bendigo, Australia
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181 McCrae St, Bendigo, Greater Bendigo, Victoria 3550, Australia
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We stopped by chance to a have a look as the doors were open . It is a stunning church inside and is also the largest wooden church in Australia

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed May 8, 2019 via mobile

Beautiful, friendly people, nice mass. Church is one of the largest weatherboard churches in the world, beautiful

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Wendy C
Reviewed April 14, 2019

It was part of a heritage trail - the great grandparents were married here in Sandhurst - and although this may not be the original church siter - it is a apart of the family history' It was quite a few years before May 2018...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Beryl P
Reviewed October 30, 2018

St Kilian's Church is an historic and massive timber Catholic church set in a school and hall complex - designed by Bendigo's foremost architect and done in an unusual variant of the Gothic Revival style- being timber it may be the biggest of this style...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Graeme B
Reviewed July 10, 2018 via mobile

We visited St Kilian's on our ancestry research weekend. This is a lovely old church with some beautiful stained glass windows. The organ is quite impressive!

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Lauren K
Reviewed April 19, 2018 via mobile

Although a plain and unassuming white exterior the white interior was a contrast to many dark timber constructions. There is an impressive use of timber circles and large radius timber structural components. The plaque mentions this is the 4th church on this site. A tourist...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank malcolma43
Reviewed May 24, 2017

This Catholic church is a lovely example of an old wooded church, it has been lovingly maintained to a very good standard. If churches are your thing...this one is easy walking distance to the center of the city

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank Heidi C
Reviewed March 25, 2017

I recently attended a funeral at this church . It is a nice old church .. and very well maintained .. The grounds are well kept. providing lots of off street parking ..

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank helenandneville
Reviewed March 17, 2017

My g.grandparents, Philip and Mary Moore (Sharkey) were married here in 1889 so a special interest for me. However, the style of building is very different and well worth a visit.

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank Jude304
Reviewed February 5, 2017

A fine example of a wooden church beautifully maintained and presented.A large building reportedly the largest structure of it's type in the Southern hemisphere. Well worth the visit.

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank Gerald C
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